CALL EMERGING CERAMIC ARTIST: Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery 2018 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Deadline for Winifred Shantz Award is September 24!

Are you an emerging ceramic artist? Do you want to develop your artistic practice? We have an opportunity for you!

The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery is calling for submissions to the 2018 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics. In order to be considered, applications for the award must be received electronically by Monday, September 24, 2018.

This prestigious national award allows practising early career ceramic artists to undertake a period of independent research, or other activities that advance their artistic and professional practice. The winner of the Award will receive $10,000. The selection is made by a jury comprised of respected contemporary ceramic artists and other arts professionals. The winner will be celebrated and the award presented at a ceremony in Waterloo, Ontario on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

To be eligible for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, artists must be Canadian citizens or have Permanent Resident status. They must have developed skills through training and/or practice in the field (not necessarily in academic institutions) and be recognized by other artists working in the same artistic tradition. Successful candidates seek payment for their work and actively practice their art. All applicants have maintained a professional practice for no more than 10 years prior to the date of application.

Application Guidelines:
To download the complete guidelines for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics, visit www.theclayandglass.ca/awards.

About the Awards:
The Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics is supported by The Keith and Winifred Shantz Fund for the Arts, held at The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation.

Past recipients of the award truly represent the best of the emerging ceramic artists in Canada. Zimra Beiner of Toronto, Ontario was the winner of the 2017 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Image: The Weight of Things, 2017. Zimra Beiner, winner of the 2017 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics.

Contact Information:
For additional information, contact Sheila McMath, Curator at 519-746-1882 ext. 230 or curator [arobas] theclayandglass [point] ca

Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
Galerie canadienne de la céramique et du verre
25 Caroline Street North
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 2Y5
519-746-1882
www.theclayandglass.ca

Application open for John Hobday Awards in Arts Management

John Hobday Awards in Arts Management // Prix John-Hobday en gestion des arts

Are you a mid-career or established arts manager looking for assistance with professional development? Consider applying for the John Hobday Awards in Arts Management! // Vous êtes un gestionnaire des arts établi ou à mi-carrière à la recherche de soutien pour du perfectionnement professionnel? Vous pouvez soumettre votre candidature aux prix John-Hobday en gestion des arts!

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Deadline • Date limite: 2 OCT 2018

New Writing Scotland ($).

Deadline is September 30th, 2018

New Writing Scotland publishes works by writers resident in Scotland or Scots by birth, upbringing or inclination. All forms of writing are invited: autobiography and memoirs; creative responses to events and experiences; drama; graphic artwork (monochrome only); poetry; political and cultural commentary and satire; screenplays; short fiction; travel writing or any other creative prose may be submitted. Please send no more than four poems, and no more than one prose work. We have a maximum recommended length of 3,500 words in total. Please do not send complete novels or other long works, although self-contained extracts are acceptable. The work must be neither previously published nor accepted for publication and may be in any of the languages of Scotland.

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2019 applications are now open through August 3, 2018. Click here to apply.

Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration.

This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000.  Award winners are honored annually in the spring at the Washington Awards Ceremony.

Please thoroughly read the Eligibility RequirementsTerms & Conditions, and FAQ page before beginning the application process.

The 2018 winners included Grand Prize-winning choreographer Gabrielle Lamb and Washington Award winners Sara Daneshpour (Piano), Alicia Eggert (Interdisciplinary Artist), Paul Wiancko (Composer) and Yoshie Ueno (Flutist). Each of these forward-thinking artists is pushing the boundaries of their artistic and performance practices. To learn more about the 2018 winners click here.

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River Jam Seeking Nominations for Diane London Award

Each year during River Jam, there is a special award presented in honour of Diane London, a beloved diva of the Downtown Blues Band, whose final performance was at River Jam 2004 before losing her battle to cancer. The award honours a local musician, artist, or arts-related woman with a creative spirit and talent who gives of themselves to the community and who exemplify the spirit and character of Diane.

Do you know a woman from Fredericton or the Saint John River region who exemplifies the spirit and character of Diane London?

Someone who is a musician, artist or arts-related individual who has a creative spirit and talent, and who gives back to the community?

Nominate Her for the Diane London Award!

For more info email johnnyleroux@hotmail.com and to complete a nomination form, visit http://www.123formbuilder.com/form-2002047/DianeLondon-Nomination-Form.

The award recipient will be announced prior to River Jam and a presentation of the award plaque and a $600 prize will be awarded at River Jam, the annual summer celebration of music along the Saint John River which will take place on Friday, June 29 at the Delta Fredericton

FAUNA

Call Type: Photography

Eligibility: International

City: South Yarmouth

State: Massachusetts

Fee: $20.00

Entry Deadline: 7/20/18

Days remaining to deadline: 24

The Cultural Centre of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, invites photographers worldwide to submit images to our online competition, FAUNA.

Wildlife photography aims to capture a one-of-a-kind look at the wonders of the animal kingdom. Embrace the wilderness with an animal as the subject in their most powerful, raw, vulnerable, and natural form.  Show us FAUNA through your perspective, any and all methods of capture and process are welcome.

Art Ability 2018 at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: International

City: Malvern

State: Pennsylvania

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 7/18/18

Days remaining to deadline: 22

The Annual Art Ability Exhibition and Sale at Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital is open to artists with physical, cognitive, visual and/or hearing disabilities.

To Participate – For detailed eligibility and submission requirements, visit mainlinehealth.org/artability. Eligible artists should submit materials in digital format through the CaFE™ website at www.callforentry.org (search Art Ability).

Please contact the Art Ability office if you do not have access to a computer or need special assistance.

Eligible Media – Works on paper, works on canvas or board, photography, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry and fine crafts accepted. All pieces must be available for sale and ready for display.

Finishing – All two-dimensional works must be framed; including wrap-around canvas and photographs on metal or foam. Work will be disqualified if not submitted properly.

Jury and Award Process – Distinguished members of the greater Philadelphia arts community will award over $7,000 in prizes for artists.

Grayscale: A Picture Show

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Call Type: Photography

Eligibility: International

City: Portland

State: Oregon

Fee: $35.00

Entry Deadline: 7/11/18

Days remaining to deadline: 15

Number of Applications Allowed: 5

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a black and white juried group photo show.

4th International Phoneography Competition

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Call Type: Photography

Eligibility: International

City: Huntington

State: New York

Fee: $40.00

Entry Deadline: 7/10/18

Days remaining to deadline: 14

fotofoto gallery of Huntington, New York invites all photographers (18 and older) to submit images created on a mobile phone. Our juror, Beth Giacummo, will select approximately 30 images to be included in a month-long exhibition in August, 2018 at fotofoto gallery.

Momentum | Hot Glass

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Call Type: Competitions

Eligibility: International

City: Toledo

State: Ohio

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 7/9/18

Days remaining to deadline: 13

In conjunction with Libbey Inc.’s 200th anniversary, The Arts Commission invites artists and designers working in glass to submit work for a juried exhibition and auction entitled, Momentum: Hot Glass, to take place in downtown Toledo, Ohio, beginning September 13, 2018.

Momentum: Hot Glass gathers original creations in glass from the Toledo area and beyond for a truly stunning event taking place September 13 – September 21, 2018, with an opening reception and $10,000 in prizes awarded.

The Momentum: Hot Glass exhibition will take place during the festival and continue through September 21st. The auction will take place as a special event as part of Toledo’s monthly Art Loop on September 20th to benefit The Arts Commission.

Skate Park Art Project 

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Call Type: Public Art

Eligibility: International

City: Santa Clarita

State: California

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 7/9/18

Days remaining to deadline: 13

The City of Santa Clarita (City) is accepting applications from artists or team of artists who would like to be considered for a permanent artwork in a local community skate park. The selected artist will be required to engage the local skate park community before presenting their project proposal. There is no overarching theme or required medium for this call. The theme will be determined by the artist’s engagement with the skate park community.

Hot Buttons 2!

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: International

City: Lowell

State: Massachusetts

Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 7/8/18

Days remaining to deadline: 12

What gets your dander up? What really pisses you off? What gasoline ignites your spark plug? What makes you really angry? Is it social media, the environment, the political environment, the price of gas, lobster, your diet??? What pushes your Hot Button?

Activism is in the air! Fifty artists will be chosen to create wearable and collectable “Hot Button” designs for this fun interactive show at the Loading Dock Gallery. Show the world what pushes your button by designing a wearable and collectable “Hot Button”.

Big Dry Creek Trail Mural 2018

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Call Type: Public Art

Eligibility: International

City: Westminster

State: Colorado

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 7/6/18

Days remaining to deadline: 10

This project is aimed at enhancing the Big Dry Creek Trail and the City of Westminster through a series of murals located on the trail underpasses.  These murals will provide the trail user with a visually pleasing and colourful experience while promoting nature, and outdoor recreation.  The Big Dry Creek Trail is a major trail system that goes through the heart of Westminster with over 150,000 annual users.  The Big Dry Creek Trail Murals Project will transform the Big Dry Creek Trail into a one-of-a-kind destination for both trail users and art lovers.

Lies: Colorado Photographic Arts Center Juried Exhibition

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Call Type: Photography

Eligibility: International

City: Denver

State: Colorado

Fee: $35.00

Entry Deadline: 7/6/18

Days remaining to deadline: 10

Photography has a complex relationship to truth that leads all the way back to the invention of the medium. Our current culture adds to the immediacy of trickery, with claims of fake news and polarizing viewpoints, even without imagery to back it up – and what would an image prove anyway?  From spirit photography to digital manipulation, photography has had to battle with an image that includes both reality and deception. For this juried exhibit, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center is inviting you to explore themes related to lies and the effect that misinformation has on our culture. Maybe by exploring work that talks about the prevalence of lies, we will find important truth about ourselves.

2018 Endless Possibilities 

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: International

City: Laguna Beach

State: California

Fee: $35.00

Entry Deadline: 7/6/18

Days remaining to deadline: 10

CALL FOR ART –  Endless Possibilities 2018 (open theme)

MEDIUM:  Open

DEADLINE:  July 6th, 2018

ARTIST NOTIFICATION:  July 11th, 2018

SHOW DATE:  August 2nd – August 31st, 2018

Endless Possibilities – A Group Exhibition

The sky’s the limit! This month, we are looking for the artist’s favourite pieces – those that you are most proud of creating or works that may not fit in other themed shows. The possibilities are endless for this exhibition- it is truly an open call. Show us what you’re passionate about!

Crooked Tree Arts Center 2018 DArt for Art

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Call Type: Unspecified

Eligibility: Unspecified

City: Petoskey

State: Michigan

Fee: $0.00

Entry Deadline: 7/2/18

Days remaining to deadline: 5

Event Date – Wednesday, July 18, 2018

D’Art for Art is Crooked Tree Arts Center’s premier fundraising event that has been held each July for two decades.  D’Art for Art is unique in that guests leave with an original work of art created by artists of local, regional and national acclaim.  The proceeds from D’Art for Art help support the year-round programs of CTAC, including exhibitions, classes, school tours, scholarships for youth, and so much more.  The success of this event is largely dependent upon the generosity of our artists.  D’Art for Art is a two-night event with 500 guests each evening comprised of both resort and local community art patrons.  We hope you will join us in our mission and donate a piece of your art in support of Crooked Tree Arts Center!

2018 CAC Annual Juried Membership Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: Unspecified

City: Dallas

State: Texas

Fee: $45.00

Entry Deadline: 6/30/18

Days remaining to deadline: 4

Creative Arts Center of Dallas is now accepting submissions for our 2018 Annual Juried Membership Exhibition. In this juried exhibition, our panel will be looking for the most exceptional of member work in all mediums. CAC members are invited to submit up to three images of original 2D or 3D artworks created within the last two years for consideration.

For further information, please contact Andrea Blanco at ablanco@creativeartscenter.org or via phone at (214) 320-1275.

Abstract Catalyst #5

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: International

City: Portland

State: Oregon

Fee: $35.00

Entry Deadline: 6/30/18

Days remaining to deadline: 4

Verum Ultimum Gallery is thrilled to invite artists to explore, “Abstract Catalyst” for its 5th year and enter work that is any type of interpretation of the call. Abstract Catalyst takes on a distinct edge that seems to catapult it in a different direction than their winter Abstract show, Abstract Sanctuary.   As always, the intention of the theme is never to drive the work, rather have it serve as an impetus to discover unique visions and showcase them.   All mediums are welcome.  What will be revealed this year? All mediums are welcome.   Verum Ultimum Gallery invites artists to showcase their talent within this expressive genre and propel a new vision in the 5th Annual Abstract Catalyst Exhibition. 

Political Art Publication and Exhibition | Los Angeles Area

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Call Type: Exhibitions

Eligibility: International

City: Ventura

State: California

Fee: $40.00

Entry Deadline: 6/30/18

Days remaining to deadline: 4

CALL | Dab Art is pleased to announce the first installment of our quarterly arts publication and online exhibition, CLICKBATE. This new project looks to take on current political and geopolitical issues from the perspective of artists. Our first edition will focus on contemporary journalism, media, social media, and “fake news”.

LACMA | The published journal will be sold online and in person as well as being added to the permanent catalog in the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Balch Art Research Library. The online exhibition titled CLICKBATE will be published on our website, DabArt.me which has over 50,000 annual views.

MEDIUMS | We are looking for politically and socially charged artwork in all mediums. (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, Mixed Media, New Genres)

AWARDS | Cash awards and gratis copies of CLICKBATE.

ENTRIES | Priority considerations for early entries.